Alvaro Herrera <> writes:
> Robert Haas escribió:
>> I am happy to have my old patch resurrected - could become a trend.
>> But someone should probably go back and check who objected and for
>> what reasons.

> Here it is FWIW:

AFAICS the objections were "why bother with a datatype for just one
function".  If we've now got multiple use-cases, that loses its force.

I'm not, however, terribly thrilled with the suggestions to add implicit
casts associated with this type.  Implicit casts are generally dangerous.

                        regards, tom lane

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